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SKP 3000


The MK 4 is a large-diaphragm true condenser microphone for professional studio recordings. Featuring fine resolution and outstanding sound quality, the MK 4 is easy to handle and excellent value for money, making it an ideal choice for professional project studios and home recordists. It features a 1" true condenser capsule based on the acoustics of the e 965 high-end vocal mic, optimised for recording. The MK 4 is made in Germany, its transducer being manufactured in the same clean room as all high-end Sennheiser condenser capsules.


  • Large-diaphragm capsule (1")
  • True condenser design
  • 24-carat gold -plated diaphragm
  • Full metal housing
  • Capsule shock-mounted internally to minimise structure-borne noise
  • Designed for project studios and stage use
  • Low inherent self-noise and high maximum SPL
  • Made in Germany

Technical Data

Frequency response 20 Hz - 20 kHz AF sensitivity 25 mV/Pa Maximum sound pressure level (passiv) 140 dB Equivalent noise level 10 dB(A) Nominal impedance ca. 50 Ω Min. terminating impedance 1000 Ω Power supply 48 V phantom powering (P48) Current consumption 3, 1 mA Weight 485 g Dimensions 160 x 57 mm (L x D) Dynamic range 130 dB

What's in the box?

  • MK 4 microphone
  • MZQ 4 microphone clamp
  • Pouch
  • Instruction manual

Compatible Products

Overview of all compatible product components within the series as well as compatible headsets and microphones.

SKP 3000

Article No. 009974 Plug-on Transmitter
  • Electronically balanced input for professional requirements
  • Compatible with 3000 and 5000 Series receivers
  • 48 V switchable phantom powering
More about SKP 3000


  • MKS 4

    Article No.

    Elastic suspension suitable for: MK 4.
    With open ring - allows the mike to be positioned close to the sound source.

  • MZP 40

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    Popshield for close vocal applications, suitable for all microphones. Can be attached to microphone stands. Length of gooseneck approx. 240 mm. Diameter of popshield approx. 130 mm.

  • MKW 4

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    Foam windscreen suitable for: MK 4.

MK 4

Article No. 504298

Self face punching/slapping and adrenaline

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Sometimes before i do certain stuff like play a show or make some kinda speech. i punch/slap or have someone else punch/slap me in the faece. to get the adrenaline going. i've also been known to flog my self with a leather guitar strap before recording in the studio. or on stage i'll flog myself with my microphone. i punch and slap and pull my own hair on stage and sometimes slam the microphonne off my head.

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by TomBrown

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